18 Aug 2017

ISIS claims responsibility for Barcelona terror attack that killed at least 13 people

“The terror organization known as Islamic State (ISIS) on Thursday struck at the heart of the Spanish city of Barcelona killing at least 13 people and injuring more than a 100 in the worst terrorist attack in Spain since the March 2004 Madrid train bombings that killed 193 people and

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18 Aug 2017

Spanish police shoot five suspects dead after van rampage kills 13 in Barcelona

“Spanish police shot dead five would-be attackers after confronting them early on Friday in a town south of Barcelona where hours earlier a suspected Islamist militant drove a van into crowds, killing 13 people and wounding scores of others.” Source: Spanish police shoot five suspects dead after van rampage kills

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18 Aug 2017

Suspected al Shabaab attackers kill three in Kenya’s Lamu

“Suspected members of Somalia’s al Shabaab Islamist group beheaded at least three men overnight in an attack on a Kenyan village, authorities said on Friday, a month after nine were killed in a similar way nearby.” Source: Suspected al Shabaab attackers kill three in Kenya’s Lamu: official

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18 Aug 2017

US says airstrikes kill 7 al-Shabab fighters in Somalia

“The U.S. military said Thursday it has killed seven al-Shabab fighters in a series of airstrikes in Somalia as the Trump administration steps up efforts against the deadliest Islamic extremist group in Africa.” Source: US says airstrikes kill 7 al-Shabab fighters in Somalia

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17 Aug 2017

Nigerian soldiers ambush Boko Haram, kill 10

“At least 10 Boko Haram fighters were on Tuesday killed by soldiers of the Nigeria military during an ambush at a village near Maiduguri, Borno State, an official has said.” Source: Nigerian soldiers ambush Boko Haram, kill 10 -‎ Official – Premium Times Nigeria

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17 Aug 2017

Hunters foil attack on Adamawa villages, kill Boko Haram commander

“Local hunters said on Wednesday that they killed a Boko Haram leader and foiled attacks on two villages in Adamawa State.” Source: Hunters foil attack on Adamawa villages, kill Boko Haram commander – Premium Times Nigeria

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17 Aug 2017

Two killed on Gaza-Egypt border in confrontation between Hamas and rival Islamist militants

“A Hamas security man and a member of a rival Islamist militant group were killed on Thursday in a confrontation in the Gaza Strip near the Palestinian enclave’s border with Egypt, security sources said.” Source: Two killed on Gaza-Egypt border in confrontation between Hamas and rival Islamist militants

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17 Aug 2017

Turkish variants of the U.S. M72 LAW anti-tank rocket keep ending up in ISIS stockpiles

“According to Kurdish activists and arms researchers, Turkish versions of the U.S. M72 LAW anti-tank rocket keep popping up in ISIS stockpiles.” Source: Turkish variants of the U.S. M72 LAW anti-tank rocket keep ending up in ISIS stockpiles

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17 Aug 2017

Suspected Thai militants turn stolen cars into bombs

“Suspected militants raided a car dealership in southern Thailand and turned two of the cars into bombs, police said on Thursday, adding that a ‘new generation’ of Muslim separatists was operating in the insurgency-plagued region.” Source: Suspected Thai militants turn stolen cars into bombs: police

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17 Aug 2017

US lists Hizbul Mujahideen as a Foreign Terrorist Organization

“The US Department of State added Hizbul Mujahideen (HM) to its list of Foreign Terrorist Organizations today. As with the official designation of HM’s emir, Syed Salahuddin, State highlighted the group’s activities in Kashmir while ignoring its connections to the bevy of Pakistani and regional jihadist groups, including those that

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